2. Describe how the atmosphere is heated. In your answer you should differentiate between the short and long wave radiation and how these forms of radiation heat objects on the ground and in the atmosphere.
3. Describe the basic nature of the atmosphere and how interaction between it and the sun impact the planet. In your answer describe what the atmosphere is made of (generally) and explain why and how it exerts pressure, explain how sun/atmosphere interaction produce atmospheric heating, and discuss how this impacts atmospheric pressure.